Madison Legion Auxiliary collects school supplies

From left to right, Harriet Bryant, Robin Turek, Amy Washburn, Diane Pinkham, Sherry Medlin, Lisa Nichols, Tammy Giguere, Irma Fluet and Nancy Misiazek. (contributed photo)

Over the years, the Madison American Legion Auxiliary, Unit #39 has supported community programs such as Children and Youth. In recent years the organization has sponsored a school supplies collection box which included backpacks, pens, pencils, markers, notebooks, binders, crayons, colored pencils, water bottles etc. With the generosity of cash donations and school supplies from the community and members, the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit #39, Madison, was able to donate over $900 worth of school supplies and backpacks to seven schools in the SAD #59 Madison and RSU#74 Anson area.

American Legion Auxiliary members have dedicated themselves for over a century to meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans, military, and their families both here and abroad. They volunteer millions of hours yearly, with a value of nearly $2 billion. As part of the world’s largest patriotic service organization, Auxiliary volunteers across the country also step up to honor veterans and military through annual scholarships and with Dirigo State programs, teaching high school juniors to be leaders grounded in patriotism and Americanism.

To learn more about the Auxiliary’s mission or to volunteer, donate or join, visit or Or contact: Robin Turek, President – American Legion Auxiliary Tardiff-Belanger Unit #39, PO Box 325, Madison, ME – – 696-8289.

(contributed photo)


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